On this epic 15 day South America adventure you will visit Argentina, Bolivia and Chile. Experience the culture of these 3 very different countries
On this epic 15 day South America adventure you will visit Argentina, Bolivia and Chile. Experience the culture of these 3 very different countries.
With our Altiplano Crossing trip, experience the cultural contrast between these 3 neighbouring countries and enjoy the landscapes from the highest capital city in the world (La Paz) to the second most beautiful city in the world (Buenos Aires).
Travel from the colorful indigenous La Paz, visiting Tiwanako ruins, the COCA Museum, the witches market, to the Bolivian Altiplano, taking a train and experiencing an incredible adventure from the amassing beauty of Oruro to the gateway of the salt flats, Uyuni. Crossing the Altiplano you will enjoy a unique experience share with people living in the highlands.
Get through San Pedro de Atacama and check it amassing dessert. Saty in Salta city and get to know why Argentinians call it “Salta La Linda”, and from there to the vibrant and cultured Buenos Aires, the home of tango. Experience some of our favorite South American extremes on this trip for the more adventurous traveler, who will never forget this awesome experience!!
Trip Code: BAC
Trip name: Altiplano Crossing
Duration: 15 Days /14 nights
Group Size: Min 4 pax - Max 14 pax
Service level: basic
South America adventure Destinations: La Paz - Uyuni Salt Flat – San Pedro de Atacama (Chile) – Salta - Buenos Aires
Argentina/Bolivia Tour Operator: All Territories Adventure Travel
Physical Rating: 2
Age requirement: All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
No age limit.
High tourist season: This trip is available all year round. For more information, please contact our sales department.
We suggest to book 60 days in advance
Accommodation: 10 nights simple hotels/Hostels, 2 nights dessert lodge, 2 night buses
Meals: 14 breakfasts, 2 lunch, 2 dinners, 2 snacks
Transport: Local buses, van, 4x4 and on your own foots.
Bilingual local guides for the included tours
Tour leader throughout
Day 1 Arrive to La Paz
Arrival day, no planned activities, check in at your hotel and explore the city.
Day 2 -3 La Paz - Uyuni
Take a tour to Tihuanaco and get to know this incredible Andean culture full of mistery, in the evening take a night bus to Uyuni.
Day 4-5-6 Uyuni Salt Flat and Atacama Crossing
Enjoy the highlight of the trip in this 3 days expedition crossing the famous Uyuni Salt Flat through the Altiplano to the Atacama Desert and will get in San Pedro de Atacama on day 6
Day 7-8 San Pedro de Atacama
Free time to explore this border town, in the afternoon will take a tour to the Moon’s Valley and optional activities.
Day 9 Salta
After breakfast we will take a bus to cross the border again, but this time to through Paso Jama to Argentina, to the most beautiful northern city of Salta.
Day 10 Salta
Early in the morning will take a full day tour to the famous bridge of La Polvorilla, visiting the pre-incas ruins of Tastil, getting the highest path called Abra Blanca and visiting the little town of San Antonio de los Cobres.
Day 11 Salta
Today will be free to take very active with a rafting day full of adrenaline along the impressive Juramento River, or a horseback riding in San Lorenzo village, or just simply explore this beautiful city and its museums.
Day 12 Night bus
Free morning for explore the city or take optional activities such as a biking tour or visit the famous San Bernardo´s Hill, at noon will take a bus to Buenos Aires.
Day 13 Buenos Aires
Today will be a relaxing day to walk around this fascinating city, the “Paris of South America”, wander the pedestrian walkways and see some local dancing in the streets.
Day 14 Buenos Aires
In the morning, your included city tour will ensure that you do not miss any of the city’s major attractions such as Teatro Colon, Obelisco, Av. De Mayo, Congreso, Plaza de Mayo, La Boca, San Telmo, Recoleta and Puerto Madero.
In the evening, as an optional, you can take the unforgettable experience with tango lessons and a great Tango Show.
Day 15 Departure
Departure time, this trip gets to the end.
NOTE: This tour runs in reverse, for more information; please contact our sales department or your local agent.
Highlights of the Trip
Buenos Aires, the Paris of South America
Salta and the beautiful surrounding scenery
San Pedro de Atacama and its desserts
Uyuni Salt Flat
La Paz, the highest capital city in the world
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• Patagonia Highlights
• Untamed North
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